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April 25, 2018 4:10 AM Kayveas sacked as MyPPP president (Updated)

PETALING JAYA: MyPPP announced that Tan Sri M. Kayveas has been sacked from the party with immediate effect. It's secretary-general Datuk K. Mohan said the party's supreme council met in an emergency meeting to endorse the decision of the disciplinary council to sack its president. He said the disciplinary committee made its decision last night (Tuesday 4

April 25, 2018 3:34 AM Three Avengers-themed laptops from Acer

IN ANTICIPATION of the release of Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War, Acer announced three themed special edition laptops, designed in collaboration with Marvel. Present at the launch were Acer Malaysia products and sales director Johnson Seet and product manager Jeffrey Lai. According to Seet, Malaysia is one of only eight countries in the Asia Pacific 10

April 24, 2018 8:40 AM GE14: Kedah BN announces 18 new candidates, including two women

ALOR SETAR: Kedah Barisan Nasional (BN) today announced its candidates' list for the 14th General Election (GE14) for all 15 parliamentary seats and 32 state seats, comprising a mix of old and new faces, as well as five women. Eighteen of them are new faces, including three at the Parliamentary-level namely Pokok Sena UMNO chief Datuk Said Ali Said Rastan 10

April 24, 2018 4:35 AM Vizione share price falls after profit guarantee news

PETALING JAYA: Vizione Holdings Bhd’s share price fell one a sen this morning after it announced that its newly acquired Wira Syukur (M) Sdn Bhd achieved 34.6% of a two-year profit guarantee, in the first financial year. At noon, its share price was stood at 13 sen with 8.76 million shares traded. Yesterday, Vizione told Bursa Malaysia that Wira Syukur 5

April 23, 2018 12:09 PM Angola loses first satellite, plans successor

LUANDA: Angola on Monday confirmed the premature death of its first national telecoms satellite, Angosat-1, which was launched in December and was expected to have a working life of 15 years. The Russian-made Angosat-1 struggled with repeated setbacks immediately after its launch from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan. Contact with the satellite 6

April 23, 2018 10:19 AM New blood in candidate line-up as BN eyes Kelantan

KOTA BHARU: Kelantan Barisan Nasional (BN) has beefed up its candidate line-up for the 14th general election (GE14) with 30 new faces as well as well-established names being proposed in a bid to wrest the state from the grips of PAS which has been in power since 1990. Leading the charge is state BN chairman Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamad who will defend 7

April 23, 2018 5:01 AM GE14: Idris Haron, Mas Ermieyati to defend respective seats

MALACCA: Malacca Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Datuk Seri Idris Haron will defend the Sungai Udang state seat in the 14th general election (GE14). When announcing the Malacca BN candidates at an event in Ayer Keroh here today, Idris, who is also Malacca Chief Minister, also announced that Puteri Umno chief Datuk Mas Emieyati Samsuddin would defend the Masjid 4

April 22, 2018 4:08 AM 'World's oldest person' dies in Japan at 117

TOKYO: A 117-year-old Japanese woman, thought to be the world's oldest person, has died, a local official told AFP Sunday. Nabi Tajima, who was born Aug 4, 1900, died around 8:00 pm (1100 GMT, 7pm Malaysia time) Saturday at a hospital on her native Kikai Island in Kagoshima region, according to Susumu Yoshiyuki, a health and welfare official 7

April 22, 2018 2:19 AM 'No criminal suspicion' in DJ Avicii's death: Oman police source

MUSCAT: A police source in Oman said Saturday there was no suspicion of criminal activity after Swedish DJ superstar Avicii was found dead in the Gulf sultanate's capital Muscat. The 28-year-old's representative announced his death in a statement on Friday without specifying the cause, with reports saying he had been on vacation in Oman. "Two autopsies 7

April 21, 2018 3:16 AM Sanchez Flores sacked by struggling Espanyol

MADRID: La Liga strugglers Espanyol have sacked coach Quique Sanchez Flores (pix) and their sporting director Jordi Lardin following a miserable run of form, the club announced on Friday. "The club have taken this decision because of the performances of the first team and with the clear desire to go into the remaining games of this season and the preparation 6